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CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
through new mexico, all the way to california. and unfortunately, neither of these tremendous victories bring what polk wants, which is peace in the securing of california and texas into the union. mexico refuses to surrender, despite the victories. so polk decides to invade central mexico. and he bombards veracruz and travel throughcentral mexico, securing the capital in the fall of 1847. in the eyes of americans, it was sort of a poor pollution that their side would win. and win easily. most u.s. citizens harbored racist beliefs about mexican man. foremost being that they were cowardly to fight. in fact, mexican troops fought hard come, as you can see in this rare print. you can actually get a sense of what their rendition wasn't what was happening. mexico lost all of these battles and ultimately lost the military side of the board because they had interior weapons and their leadership was terrible. mexico's government was internal. they were broke. there were various battles where there were no money. the army was supporting itself. because hostile american tribes in new mexico had s
NBC
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am EST
america. we begin with a christmas morning raid on a new mexico walmart where thieves stole over $30,000 worth of merchandise. the smash and grab heist inside the empty store admitted cash, jewelry and four rifles, all while a security guard patrolled outside. >>> next, to connecticut where a scam artist faces charges for a disturbing crime. noel alba alleged closed as the aunt of noah pozner. >>> the buy-back wave recently hit los angeles. police collected over 5,000 firearms including a rocket launcher photographed by the "l.a. times." bridgeport, connecticut will hold their second buyback program, just 90 miles from newtown. >>> in utah, many flocked to a gun control attendance. in utah one of the few states that permits licensed weapons in schools without exception. >>> and finally, a kentucky state trooper initially had no clue how 22 horse it's turned up in his front yard christmas night. he learned it wasn't the work of santa but instead said the owners came forward and said the horses escaped after a storm hit their home. >>> now to sports, new mexico upset number eight cinci
MSNBC
Dec 19, 2012 2:00am PST
and western colorado, also some of the higher terrain there in arizona and new mexico. the storm will begin in earnest and intensify and become a headache as we go throughout the day today. the blue shows the snow. this is this morning. as we go throughout the day today, it blossoms. just clips the colorado area. denver two to four inches. later this afternoon, driving home in nebraska, very dangerous conditions. wind will be howling. heavy snow falling. as we go throughout the overnight hours, that's when the storm picks up in intensity. the dark blue shows where it will be hitting the hardest with blizzard conditions. tomorrow morning through iowa and wisconsin. tomorrow morning probably be like one of those days where you stay at home, do not travel. much of central iowa and south and central portions of wisconsin. the other side of this storm is the severe weather side. there's enough strong and severe weather out ahead of it, arkansas and missouri we can deal with the storm there. we will deal with lake-effect snow friday and saturday. how much snow are we talking about? that little ar
CNN
Dec 12, 2012 1:00pm PST
, patriotic music going on. a lot of propaganda music and pictures all the time. the new mexico governor bill richardson has been to korea 40 times going back to 1990. >> we're here on a subway train. we're go to take off. we'll see where it goes. i have no idea where it goes. so far, so good. tony, what do you think of this? >> it reminds me of an underground bombshell ter. it's a very colorful station with all of the paintings and color. it's very crowded. midday. a lot of people moving forward, moving backwards. >> do people pay for these -- >> yeah, they do. >> how much do they -- >> five wuans per ride. >> how much is that in new york? >> 100 yuans to the dollar. >> so five cents. >> most people use six-month passes for about 100 yuan. >> so a dollar? >> yes. very cheap. that's a pretty good deal. we're moving now. it's pretty smooth. >> but sometimes it goes dark. electricity shortages are always a problem in north korea. we went to this high school where the students were in cold classrooms with overcoats. so cold you could see their breath. the rooms were not well-lit. all right. here
CSPAN
Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm EST
most popular and respected members, senator jeff bingaman of new mexico. when jeff came to this body 30 years ago, he had already led a life of accomplishment created in small-town new mexico, silver city. he was an eagle scout, graduated from harvard college, stanford law school, where he met his future wife, ann. while at stanford, he worked in senator robert f. kennedy's campaign for president. at the age of 35, he was elected new mexico attorney general in 1978. and four years later at the age of 39, elected to the united states senate. during his three decades in this body, jeff bingaman has been a classic workhorse senator as opposed to being a show horse senator. he is truly remarkable and distinctive among senators for his willingness to shun the limelight and share the credit in order to get important things done for his state and for this country. senator bingaman has been a much valued colleague of mine on the health, education, labor and pensions committee, but he has really made his mark in the senate a lasting mark in his role as chair of the energy and natural resources c
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
opportunity. >> reporter: an opportunity she doesn't want to miss. david wright, abc news, mexico. >>> and we thank you for watching. and we will see you again tomorrow. as we leave you with a postcard from peoria, illinois, the festival of lights. winter wonderland in east peoria, courtesy of our affiliate, whoi. good night to everyone. have a wonderful evening. ♪ have yourself a merry little christmas ♪ >>> a unanimous vote gives pg&e a big rate increase what. is your share of an upgrade is going to be. >> i'm sandhya patel. live doppler 7 hd, tracking the storm, rain is moving in. winds picking up. i'll have the timing. system and how this will affect your holiday travels coming up. >> new fall out from the school tragedy. leaders proposing a citywide crack down on fires. >> the city of oakland goes to bat fr a local pot club facing eviction, challenging a federal crack down with >> the san bruin yes pipeline explosion, it wasn't sure fault, but you'll have to pay your share to make sure this doesn't happen again. >> the decision means your bill is going to go up, tonight a lot of peop
FOX News
Dec 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
back to peanut butter factory in new mexico can he. steroids used to treat pain they came from this compounding pharmacy in massachusetts. hundreds of people developed among gal men jilts and more than 35 have died. the new england compounding center had a long history of complaints about safety standards dating back for a decade. i'm dr. manny alvarez wishing you a safe and healthy new year. >> a lot of americans could lose their chance to become a adoptive parents. that is if lawmakers in russia get their way. the place that calls itself the town powered by the son is the center of a high tech boom. but it doesn't look quite the way you might expect. initiated. neural speeds increasing to 4g lte. brain upgrading to a quad-core processor. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] wonder what other questionable choices i've made? i choose date number 2! whooo! [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego.
FOX News
Dec 23, 2012 4:00pm PST
, utah, the state of new mexico and arizona and then as we head into later in the day, christmas eve and christmas day, the storm is going to ramp up. moving through portions of the central plains and produced about six inches of snow in some place that is typically don't see a white christmas and across parts of the texas panhandle, oklahoma, arkansas, missouri and a winter storm watch that has been issued across the state of oklahoma and you're likely going to continue to see these issued out as that system is headed your way and again, significant snow accumulation with up to six inches forecast for some of you. but, unfortunately on the southern end of the system where temperatures are too warm to see snow, we do have some severe weather possible tomorrow. large hail, damaging wind gusts and even tornados will be possible in eastern texas and also parts of louisiana and as we head basically into christmas eve and christmas day, the storm will head eastbound and impact portions of the east coast. >> saw the blue on the map, that's tough for travelers, too, that's the wintery mix t
FOX News
Dec 23, 2012 7:00pm PST
the state of new mexico and also arizona. as we head through christmas eve and christmas day the storm will ramp up move into portions of the planes and produce 6 inches of snow in a place where you have white christmas texas panhandle arkansas, missouri we have a winter storm watch already issued across the state of oklahoma and you are likely to see those issued out across arkansas and missouri and significant snow accumulation 6 inches forecast for some of you. on the southern end of the storm system where temperatures are too warm to see snow we have severe weather possible tomorrow large hail damaging wind gusts and even tornadoes will be possible in parts of louisiana. as we head into christmas eve and christmas day it will impact the portions of the east coast. >> the blue on the map will increase it down. >> as we heard travel in the coming days could be challenging for you. they are expected to be on the move over christmas. nearly 9 out of ten people will be on the road. a blast of winter weather in the midwest last week that caused flight delays and even cancellations. with
CSPAN
Dec 16, 2012 10:30am EST
. we clean him in new mexico -- reclaim him in new mexico. next is steve nadel from the council on the energy efficient economy. we have mark wagner, a vice president with johnson controls. finally, matt golden is a principal at efficiency.org and the policy chair at efficiency first. before our call on our witnesses, my colleague who is soon to be the chair of the energy committee and a distinguished member of this finance committee was very interested in these issues, let me defer to him. >> as you know, there is not a lot of certainty about what goes on in the united states senate, including when the senate session may rock but for this year. i just want to know -- note there is one certainty for everyone that works in the energy field. that is that these debates will be less thoughtful and less informed because you will not be part of those debates. i think people are going to understand that when voices it raised and debates get shrill, just how valuable those particular are tributes are. you always brought us back to reality when debates seemed to move in different directi
MSNBC
Dec 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
won in '88. the ceiling in electoral college is probably the 286 bush got. new mexico, colorado, montana, if those states start to be swing states or go to the democratic side, it's not even the popular vote, it's the electoral college. >> i have to use a philadelphia reference here, growing up frank rizzo needed to win 87% of the white vote because that was his strength. he got 83%. got to the point where you almost had to get 90% of the white vote to survive politically and it -- >> by the way, in order to do -- in order to accomplish that, you know what kind of campaign you have to run? that's not a way to govern. when it's over, if you happen to win under that circumstance where you create a racially polarizing environment, ethnically polarizing environment, then good luck governing. >> if you had a nightstick in your cummerbund. >>> coming up, santa claus takes on paul ryan next in the "sideshow." this is "hardball," the place for politics. ♪ [ male announcer ] how could a luminous protein in jellyfish, impact life expectancy in the u.s., real estate in hong kong, and the
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 1:00pm PST
allegedly traveled from new mexico to vermont to carry out two murders. but according to police, the plot was foiled because of a missed highway exit, and the men wound up at the u.s./canada border crossing. officers discovered a warrant for 41-year-old mark stake and turned him over to state police for a probation violation. his 23-year-old nephew, tanner ruan was later arrested in upstate new york. police say they recovered pru pruning shears and documents linked to the crime in his car. just how much justin bieber knew about this is unclear. his representative would only say in a statement, we take every precaution to protect and ensure the safety of justin and his fans. >> now, the two suspects who were arrested in this conspiracy plot are both awaiting extradition to new mexico. both were assigned public defenders. we reached out to them for comment, but haven't yet gotten a response. wolf? >> what a story, mary, thank you. >>> happening now, the president and the house speaker, they go face to face. is either man blinking in this fiscal cliff standoff? we now know the ambassador, su
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 3:00am PST
the target of a murder plot. ♪ >> steve: a convicted killer serving time in a practicon in new mexico accused of hatching a plan. martin was angry because of all of his fan mail to beiber went unworried . he recruited two hit men to strangle beiber and his bodyguard in a recent concert in new york city. it is it a terrible story it didn't happen. >> brian: this is not a joke, this is it a scoreboard from a girl's high school basketball game. final score 107-2. his players were not trying to run up. it would be more embarrassing for his players to stop shooting . the losing team's coach was disappointed >> gretchen: victoria secret model may be well rounded but not the singing skills e. ♪ deck the halls of boughs with -- my god. no, is it falalala. >> we sing . ♪ santa baby. okay, let's get back to work. >> brian: is that work. >> gretchen: a spokesperson for victoria secret shows they are not perfect. they are just like everyone else kind of except their bodies are perfect. >> steve: right, we would say. >> brian: they are normal fun loving people. >> steve: we know the elves. >> gretchen
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2012 7:00am PST
, there's new mexico governor susanna martinez, louisiana governor bobby jindal, south carolina governor nicki hailey and brian sandoval. two of the contenders intersect with the contingent of women would-be nominees. along with minnesota congressman michele bachmann. she isn't the only do over on the list. she's joined by fellow pennsylvania senator rick santorum and texas governor rick perry. texas congressman ron paul for once isn't on the list. but his son, senator rand paul, is creating a category with jeb bush that we're going to call relatively speaking. then there are the guys weighing a presidential run who let's say say national name recognition isn't a strong point. john thune and indiana governor-elect mike pence may not win national popularity contests at least this year, but both have been hailed for their leadership potential. as shining stars in the gop. they may have to compete for the party faithful, but those accustomed to a certain level of national fame, if not infamy. those like new jersey governor chris christie. perhaps, the only contender to have actually hugged
LINKTV
Dec 20, 2012 8:00am PST
at the situation in mexico with david barstow. a new study is predicting a current trends hold fatalities caused by guns in the u.s. will likely exceed those caused by traffic incidents for the first time by 2015. according to bloomberg news, while motor vehicle deaths dropped 22% from 2005 to 2010, firearm deaths are now on the rise from a low point in 2000. based on a 10-year average trend, gun deaths will jump to almost 33,0002015, while auto deaths will drop to 32,003 had experts attribute the shift to public policy, including stricter vehicle standards restrictions on young drivers and a number of new safety laws. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around the world. funerals continue in newtown, connecticut after friday's shooting rampage that left 20 students and six staff members dead at the sandy hook elementary school. for more children were laid to rest wednesday, as well as the principle of the school, dawn hoch
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm PST
something if they want to. >> and with the new administration in mexico you'd think that it would just be a matter of a conversation. >> greta: what did they say? is anyone from the state department contacted you? >> you know, we've had letter frtz state department, just saying that they're constantly in touch with the consulate to ensure his personal safety to ensure he's getting food. for a while he wasn't getting food. they're checking on him to be sure he's getting fed. to talk to him, you know? find out if there had been harassing things going on. that kind of thing. but they will not help you in any way in your legal case. >> greta: i just find that, i mean, it's so -- wrong. i mean, our state department can help you. they can do that. governments do do that. i mean, i don't know wla to say to you. are you outraged you're not getting help from the state department? >> we're frustrated. you know? we know that behind the scenes our attorney is talking to the mexican attorney general, and we know that congress woman laigt onhas been in touch with mexican officials. we're very frustr
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 2:00am PST
's shocking and, again, like i have lived in new york and california most of my life. i was raised in new mexico and certainly a lot of people there still do feel that way and i do forget there are so many parts of our nation that feel that way and i think a lot of it is really lack of knowledge. >> something extraordinary happened on tuesday as voters in colorado and washington state said yes to legalizing marijuana for recreational use. it's a stunning move. >> when you last did an interview with this show, larry king was the host. >> yeah. >> and you admitted to him halfway through that you were actually high at the time, you had infused yourself of some marijuana. so i've got to ask you the question, have you come similarly infused today? >> what's today? >> it can be any day you like. >> did you wake up this morning and have a quick, you know? >> i probably did, i probably did, if i remember. you know, that short term stuff. >> do you take a lot of it? >> i think some people have more tolerance, you know, for smoking pot than others and i know people that can take one hit and just go
FOX News
Dec 4, 2012 10:00am PST
york. in new mexico it's 100 to 153. the takers outdo the makers anymore and what's going to happen is people are going to start living small, less money going to government. my dad started in 1980. the government was taking in $500 billion. after he left the government was taking in almost a trillion dollars in revenue. the problem has always been a spending problem. many people understand that, washington still wants to argue and fight about it. megyn: 2011, perhaps not coincidentally had the lowest birth rate in the united states on record. they say that is linked to how optimistic people feel. michael reagan, always great to get your perspective, thank you for being here, sir. alarming new developments in syria raising questions about possible u.s. military action in the middle east. we'll explore. plus a horrifying scene caught on camera. how a random encounter with a stranger ended in the death of a new york city man. >> i heard people yelling. the train came to an abrupt stop. that's when i heard a man was hit by a train. megyn: new jersey governor chris christie telling fem
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 10:00pm PST
government can do something if they want to. >> absolutely. i mean, i -- with a new administration in mexico, you would think that it would just be a matter of a conversation. >> what did they say to you -- i mean, has anyone from the state department contacted you? >> you know, we have had letters from the state department just saying that they are constantly in touch with the consulate to ensure his... personal safety. for a while he wasn't getting food. so they are checking on him on a daily basis to be sure he's getting fed and talk to him and find out if there are any harassing things going on. but other than that, they will not help you in any way in your legal case. >> i just find that -- i mean, it is so wrong. i mean, our state department can help you. they can do that. governments do do that. i don't -- i mean, i don't know what to say to you. aren't you outraged that you are not getting the help from the state department? >> we are frustrated, you know, we know that behind the scenes, our attorney's talking to the mexican attorney general. and we know that... congresswoman has bee
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 3:00am PST
into new mexico. then as we go through friday afternoon, maybe a shower or storm. dallas, san antonio to houston. west coast also a little damp. then the weekend forecast, as i mentioned, east coast, you look really nice on saturday. it's sunday that that storm that's up there for chicago and minneapolis saturday, that heads through the great lakes and then goes to the east coast. overall, though, doesn't look like any big snowstorms. even that storm i was talking about for tuesday on the east coast next week, just a big rain and windmaker for new england. it's tough to get snow this time of year. ski resorts are hurting. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. honey... ya? you notice something different about these toys? the prices are so low. are we dreaming? i got an idea. kick me in the shin. if i feel it, we know the prices are real. yep, they're real. we've got more rollbacks on toys all december. wait, was that real? [ male announcer ] this christmas, get the hottest brands and rollbacks on the season's hottest toys, like the beyblade destroyer dome, only $34.96, the
FOX News
Dec 20, 2012 3:00am PST
, sarah richardson, after being busted for drunk driving in new mexico. 22-year-old resigned her crown as miss has cruces. >>> a man reportedly wore all of his vacation clothes at the same time to the airport in order to avoid the fees for his luggage being too heavy. smart travel says he could have avoided that by investing in clothes from scott everest, they have hidden compartments so you don't need a bag to travel. now you know. gretch, back to you. >> gretchen: all right. thanks, steve. for one american family, two months is turning into a tragic holiday season. 32-year-old pastor most likely won't be home with his wife and children for christmas. he's being jailed in iran, even though no formal charges have been filed against him. the iranian born christian convert is an american citizen. but was taken into custody while visiting family in the country. since then his family has been working around the clock to get him free. >> few weeks ago he told me there is prisoners hurting him and there was a couple around of interrogators, the second round had hit him and had physically abu
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 7:00am EST
of capital gains. the capital gains tax will go up 10%. host: john from new mexico. caller: thank you for taking my call. you read my tweet just a little while ago. i want to continue on this theme of the lower capital gains rate. this low capital gains rate is a way the uber rich use to control to give themselves their own tax rate and their own general tax category to there everything in. they can lessen their participation in our democracy. i have investments, too. to only have to pay a 15% rate on that income seems silly to me. i pay normal taxes and normal social security. there is no need to incentivize capital formation these days. host: are you retired? caller: i am still working. host: this is a story from "the wall street journal." host: "families with adult children." how can you take advantage if you're a couple and one spouse earns more than the other? guest: i would not want to delve into that. host: we will move on to jim in north carolina. go ahead, jim. caller: thank you for taking my call. the lowering to the $1 million cap. my wife and i have never made more than $6
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 10:30am EST
senator from this committee, the senator from new mexico and the senator from virginia. our first secretary of the treasury, alexander hamilton, observe energy is a leading character in good government. the president must lead in a divided government and must not advocate his or her responsibility. president obama has the responsibility to propose a real bipartisan plan to avert the fiscal cliff that can pass both the house and the senate. withdrawing from the recommendations of the simpson- bowles commission, the president could propose a plan that would not only avert the so-called fiscal cliff, but also help us avert the fiscal abyss. if president obama were to offer such a plan, republicans would act favorably. going over the cliff is unnecessary. as it has been observed in "the wall street journal," the president is boxing in the republicans. he is offering them a deal they cannot accept. first, the president has repeatedly called for a balanced solution involving both revenue and less spending. what is obvious to the most casual observer is that this plan is not a balanced.
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 7:00am EST
this if they can find an 18-year-old to go with them. host: we have a call from debbie from new mexico. caller: i'm on the air? host: go ahead. caller: your comments about the medications making them so sullen. i work in a psychiatric facility for juveniles and you're right they stop being suicide al. but instead they become extremely aggressive. aggressive to the point where the courts petition to get them out of the jail because they can't handle them because they're so aggressive. host: let me clarify. is that after they take anti-depressants? caller: yes they do. i work in a sike facility in albuquerque. and we have killers there. and they stop the depression stops but they become -- because of these anti-depress nths that they take. we have one machine in the whole united states that actually measures seratonin. other than that they're being prescribed like m and ms. they all have a fixation with guns. we do have killers in the facility. and this idea that this is the meds are going to make them sullen, no, your information is correct i'm on the front lines working with these kids and no as
CNBC
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am EST
questioning. we don't know where he's going to go. my guess is he'll probably wind up in california, new mexico. we don't know how much money he has. he says he has $20 million but it's all in belize. those accounts, he says, are frozen. will be interesting to see. he said some mysterious canadian dropped a wad of $5 bills to him yesterday and that's the money he's living on right now. >> robert, is there a possibility this whole thing has been sort of trumped up in his own mind and that he's almost created his own story by going on twitter and blogging and that this whole thing is like some kind of weird movie? >> there is no question that one of the narratives here is that this is a giant publicity stunt. you know, to what end, that is the question? we have to remember, a man is dead, in belize. it's his neighbors, the guy, mcafee was disputting with, for several months. we have to remember that. but no question this has been a giant media circus. he did just sell the rights to his life story for a movie and a book. >> how much did he get four that? >> we don't know. but he says the me
FOX News
Dec 25, 2012 3:00am PST
months behind bars in mexico. fox news was there when jon hammmar arrived back home in florida. >> turned this christmas into something spectacular. you guys have really made it happen and we're really grateful. >> this is great right now. i'm glad to be talking to you about that it's over with. >> ainsley: back in august, he was locked up on a weapons charge. he tried to legally bring an antique gun across the border. it was cleared to travel with him on the u.s. side. when he reached mexico, he was detained. >>> major breakthrough in the case of two missing yacht school friends from maine. police say they found their clothing on a small island near kennebunkport. the two were last seen drinking beer with a group of friends at wells' home late wednesday night. >>> president obama spending christmas in hawaii. the president going golfing for christmas eve. he's there with his family on vacation. the president greeting people at the golf course there and afterwards, the obamas went to plymouth rock beach on a marine corps base there. >> clayton: thanks. our nation has a long history of fai
CSPAN
Dec 11, 2012 1:00pm EST
to be the best that they can be. host: republican caller. caller: this is smitty from farmington, new mexico. what a wonderful time to get in. ms. sawhill, you are so outdated it's incredible. if anybody wants to know how much money we waste, we just recently had a guy up in the northwest that won a lottery, took home $800,000 cash, and went down to his local -- his local food stamp office, told them that he won the money and they said he still qualified for food stamps. these people are nuts. the federal government probably has a minimum, a very minimum, and i worked for government and i worked in the utility industry which is almost the same as working for government, at least 40% overpaid, at least too many people working. at least 40% working than they need to do the job. when they say they're cutting the government, they're not cutting a darn thing. congress doesn't vote for raises any more. they get automatic raises unless people have the gonads and say they don't need a raise this year. i don't think they've done it since they put that into effect. they don't vote on raises any more.
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am PST
veteran who is jailed in mexico. his family has a new reason today to be very optimistic. one that when we come back. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. martha: jitters on wall street as the fiscal cliff looms closer. a lot of trading, a lot of traders are gone. placing their bets -- the markets down about 115 points on this friday before christmas week. just wanted to cut up to speed on that. we will let you know. we have speaker john boehner coming up as well. bill: state department officials promising improved security after the attacks and benghazi. bob corker, a member of the senate foreign relations committee was questioned yesterday. senator, good morning to you. >> good morning, bill. bill: what you think? >> we need to have another hearing. secretary clinton said she takes responsib
CNBC
Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm EST
in mexico. don't miss it. back with more with ken langone. >>> welcome back. a second "new york times" article alleging widespread bribery in mexico in the early 2000s. emcaruso-cabrera with the story. >> the article like the first one in april is lengthy and alleges bribery during the construction of 19 different stores in mexico, specifically multiple instances that says when a payment was made a critical construction permit was issued. the article's focuses on the most controversial store in walmart, this one which was built in 2004. the store i alleges walmart had a zoning map changed so they could build a store in a place that would otherwise have been prohibited. the store was controversial because it was near these, the country's very famous pyramids. they are some 2,000 years old. in a statement walmart said the allegations in the paper, quote, have been part of the company's ongoing investigation and potential violations of the u.s. foreign corrupt practices act that we began more than a year ago. shares of walmart hardly moved on this news today. actually finished higher by
CNBC
Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
. >>> in a front page article in today's "new york times," walmart's mexico business offered bribes to get what the law there would otherwise allow. now michelle caruso cabrera joins us with today's headlines. >> they have a new story today, another doozy, extremely long, very, very detailed. the "new york times" outlines what they see as a pervasive pattern of bribes connected to 19 different stories. when you read the whole article, they do a deep dive into one specific store near the ancient pyramids in mexico. >> i'm glad glad we assigned you to this story. >> this is a mile from the ancient pyramid necessary question. no doubt, the most controversial walmart in mexico because there were, at the time, allegations of bribery because people saw with what efficiency the store was getting built and they assumed that bribes had to have been done. something is happening. that's the kind of culture. walmart has come out with a statement saying among other things, we are committed to having a strong and global anti-corruption program everywhere we operate and taking appropriate action for any insta
NBC
Dec 26, 2012 6:30pm EST
of the gulf of mexico. so that means more showers and thunderstorms. places like little rock, down towards new orleans, mobile, alabama, and to the north, we're going to have just enough cold air in place as we get into the weekend. you will likely see snow this time for places like new york city, pittsburgh, 34 degrees for you. cincinnati, looking at 32. looks like mainly rain though across the southeast. but it looks like, natalie, we are ending 2012 on a very busy note, that's for sure, as people try to head home from the holidays or just try to get in place for the new year. >> all right, kelly cass at the weather channel, thanks. >>> we got a clearer picture today of the forecast for the holiday shopping season. new numbers are in, and for many retailers, it is not good news. and they're hoping you hit the stores in the days ahead to make up for it. a lot of people were in stores today, but were they buying? nbc's john yang joins us from chicago's michigan avenue tonight. good evening, john. >> reporter: good evening, natalie. just because christmas is over, it doesn't mean that the shopp
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Dec 31, 2012 8:00am PST
and called police. uma: we have new information on mexico's violent drug cartels. we've known for years these dangerous criminals have been operating in the u.s. but now police are saying they're extending their reach in america's cities and neighborhoods in very alarming ways. adam housley is joining us live from los angeles with more on this story. adam? >> reporter: yeah, oomph marks you might even say viciously violent ways ways that disturb a lot of local police forces here in the southwest. southern california may not be surprise to you, highest concentration of gang members in the country. a report by the fbi says nearly four in 10 u.s. gang members have some ties to drug trafficking organizations based in mexico. that is far more than any other outside group. also this fbi report says that the number of gang members operating in the u.s. shot up 40% in the last year. nearly one in three police officers here in the southwest are concerned saying that gang activity and drug trade in their areas has increased over the course of the last two years. people like assistant sheriff gary
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Dec 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
much help. we go to mexico city. >> reporter: various factors are in play here. it's a very good piece of news, the judge is going to consider this, whether it will be over by christmas, we don't know. perhaps by the new year. but hopefully by christmas. the important thing is to avoid the issue going to trial. it is scheduled for trial on the 17th of january. and a penalty is 15 years in prison. the thing is, this is a technicality. the shotgun -- it was 1 inch above -- below, sorry, shorter than itship -- should be. but it's an antique weapon. it can't be classified under modern terms. also, his lawyers should really be contacting the mexican national human rights commission about this chaining to a bed and chaining to a wall. his rights have been clearly violated in these cases. and these instances of him being chained. jon declared this weapon in good faith. so really, it's a question of common sense. plus the fact that incidents have been caused in the past when governments have stomped up and down and demanned things. really, i don't know what's happening with the state departmen
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Dec 20, 2012 6:00am PST
. there are new developments now in the botched gun running sting fast and furious. investigators in mexico have reportedly linked a gun found at the site where this mexican beauty queen was killed, and now we are learning another gun recovered at the scene is linked to a former assistant special agent in charge of the atf in phoenix. what is going on here? william la jeunesse linking this together. tell the story, william what is up? >> reporter: it's a little bizarre. investigators want to know if the second man in charge of atf phoenix broke the law and ran guns to mexico. not just weapons that others bought illegally, but a gun that he bought. this story begins the day after thanksgiving when mexican police get in a shootout with the sinaloa cartel. they recover several weapons including a powerful belgian made semi-automatic traced back to the assistant in charge of atf phoenix. police trace a second weapon to the biggest buyer of guns in operation fast and furious. now investigators want to know, is this a coincidence? how does a gun belonging to the guy running the fast and furious invest
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Dec 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
lee miller, thanks. here is good news for the christmas holiday. a former marine that was locked up in mexico is back home now with his family tonight after he endured months behind bars. john hammar's ordeal began back in august when he was entering mexico with his buddy in route to a surfing trip in costa rica. hammar told u.s. border officials in texas that he wanted to take with him his great grandfather's antique gun and those officials told hammar no problem. but when he got to mexico. border agents locked him unon violation charges of the country's strict gun laws and since then his parents and lawmakers have been working feverishly to get him out. on friday this marine who served us in iraq and afghanistan and also suffers from prost thattatic stress disorder was greed. he and his dad drove back from florida and hours ago after they arrived home in palmetto bay steve harrigan was live there and had a chance to talk to the dad. steve, how is the family doing tonight? >> jamie, we got to see john hammar pull up with his father after this long ordeal. they drove directly into t
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Dec 4, 2012 1:40am PST
weapons are used. >>> in other news this morning, two men from mexico are in custody in southern california, charged with killing a member of the u.s. coast guard. 34-year-old terrell horne was killed sunday. he was on a small inflatable craft like this one approaching a boat suspected of carrying drugs off the california coast. the suspect's boat rammed ho horne's, hitting him in the head, a wound that was ultimately fatal. horne is the father of one. his wife was expecting another. >>> we turn to a horrifying scene here in new york. a man pushed off a subway platform into the path of an oncoming train. the 58-year-old man tried to climb from the tracks. it was too late. the train crushed him to death. moments earlier surveillance video shows a suspect arguing with the victim. police are checking images to hopefully isolate a clearer picture. >>> and a prominent new york city politician asked the secretary hillary clinton as she prepares to step down. michael bloomberg called clinton to encourage her to enter the 2013 race for new york mayor when his term end. "the new york time
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Dec 28, 2012 6:30pm EST
, new classified filed just released believed marilyn and her one time husband were communists. what we don't know they were watching her close circle of friends and her trips to mexico. to our quote tonight, visit your parents, that's an order, now the law in china. if you don't visit your aging parents, you face a fine in parents. the law is meant to give neglected parents grounds to take their grown children to court. >>> high in the sky over times square, 288, that's how many tiles were installed on the waterford crystal ball. one of of the tiles, dedicated to dick clark, who first began hosting from times square in 1974. when we come back, we remember dick clark and so many american greats, americans who soared to amazing heights, others who gave us a last dance, after a famous seen with his mother. d flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doc
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Dec 28, 2012 6:30pm EST
gulf of mexico moisture. we're going to watch the timing right now. tomorrow morning, snow will be flying in the ohio valley throughout much of pennsylvania. during the day, moving into philadelphia, new york city and then into connecticut and boston by the evening. some of this blue in here, as the storm intensifies, that blue indicates some of the heavier snow. when it's all said and done, we're going to see several inches of snow in some spots. but it's going to be a fast-mover. by tomorrow night, this storm really wrapping up. here's a look at some of the totals. now, the big cities anywhere from about 1 to 4 inches of snow. that includes the airports there and with that, we'll see visibilities go down. and that will lead to travel delays at the major airports, cold air is going to be here, natalie, and that's going to linger around throughout much of the week. >> chris warren at the weather channel. thanks so much, chris. >>> the holiday season is bringing heartbreak to some prospect active parents here in the u.s. in the process of adopting children from russia. presi
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Dec 10, 2012 3:00am PST
from mexico city. but it's a good news story. i love the story. the only problem is this. the wages now that the workers -- and kudos to the workers because they've made deals and it's been painful for the workers, that the costs -- this is terrible. the cost now of manufacturing and i.t. in america in places like detroit all in is now lower than mumbai. and it's a good thing that the jobs are coming back. the problem is that while the jobs are back, the pay isn't. wages are much lower than they used to be. it's tough. >> that is bad news. we'll still take the jobs and hope that higher paying jobs will dpr will grow up around that. >> reporter: the best help is a good paying job. >> brian sullivan, thank you very much. up news "saturday night live" gives us the real reason president obama agreed to negotiate with speaker boehner. (announcer) when subaru owners look in the mirror, they see more than themselves. so we celebrate our year-end with the "share the love" event. get a great deal on a new subaru and 250 dollars goes to your choice of five charities. by the end of this, our fifth
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Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
, the news from investigators is not encouraging. reports of a rapid lost of altitu altitude, just outside monterrey, mexico, where the mexican-american superstar had performed the night before the crash. now, we're learning that the small twin-engine lear jet was old. it was a 43-year-old jet. and one of the two pilots was 78. both of those factors will be investigated by mexican authorities, aided by the american national transportation safety board. >> there's no age limit for pilots. >> reporter: as for the plane, it had one serious crash in 2005. a different pilot ran off the runway, during landing at amaril amarillo, texas. the ntsb blamed the pilot for losing control. >> if there was a problem back in 2005, it would wait this long to manifest itself. >> reporter: mexican authorities say it will take up to ten days for the initial result of the investigation to be known, leaving behind a grieving but still hopeful family. and fans. >> she was more than just a song writer and a singer and a very famous singer. she was a personality. >> reporter: mexican officials are hoping to find a
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Dec 10, 2012 8:00am PST
. a world war ii plane raised from the bottom of lake mesh gan. -- michigan. what is happening now new next hour. jon: mexican american singing sensation jenni rivera is confirmed dead after the plane she was using crashed in mountains in north mexico. six other were killed. they are searching for wreckage in the plane. she sold millions of records and won all kinds of awards. jenna: well a young lukemia patient is now in full remission after a experimental new treatment that some say may change the way that we treat cancer. doctors using a disabled form of hiv altered 6-year-old emma whitehead's immune cells. her parents agreeing to the procedure in a last-ditch effort to save her life. six months later apparently she is doing okay. dr. lee vinocur of lsu is with us now. let's go through this step by step, doctor. why a disabled form of hiv? >> well it is interesting. it is a form of immune therapy and hiv is a virus that invades t-cells and very frequently we use viruses as vehicles to get into cells and by using the t-cells, the t cells get targeted and engineered to kill her b-cells whi
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